"There's a problem with this focus movie"

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Re: "There's a problem with this focus movie"

Post by caprarom » Thu Aug 28, 2014 5:15 am

Here's another problem PM - 4241772V1. It's supposedly a 2-pointer, and the track does seem obvious leaving the screen at the upper edge, but I got it "wrong." There are no Y coordinate markers, and the X coordinate markers seem shifted to the right of the actual feature. The true coordinates (to me) look like about 90/0; but the X coordinate marker is at 125-150, well right of the track.

It seems like some of the "problem" PMs that had been removed in earlier phases have been reintroduced in this phase, in some cases without having been corrected.

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Re: "There's a problem with this focus movie"

Post by DanZ » Tue Sep 02, 2014 2:41 pm

Dear Mike and Lily,

Thanks for pointing out these latest issues, mainly:

1. Low value points for difficult to find tracks.
2. Tracks with no X or Y coordinates (which we've seen before).

At the moment, I'm not sure if these represent major system-wide problems, or just isolated cases. They may even be related (e.g., #1 above is a result of #2 if easy tracks are somehow shifted off the screen).

Any thoughts from your points of view?

Dan

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Re: "There's a problem with this focus movie"

Post by Digi421 » Thu Sep 04, 2014 12:27 am

I've just been presented with this movie: http://aerogel.ssl.berkeley.edu/powermi ... 2&theY=346

First, the lowest "levels" seem to show a different slide than the upper levels. And then there's a track to the left, a little above middle, which I clicked but was missed.

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Re: "There's a problem with this focus movie"

Post by caprarom » Thu Sep 04, 2014 5:10 am

Wow, Digi, I think that's the first one of those I've seen this phase. It is rare switching gel segments in the same movie, and only once before have I seen one that was also a PM. The X & Y coordinate markers for this one do seem correct. There is a faint/subtle vertical "track" at those coordinates - one of the shadowy types.

Dan, no further thoughts on the "problem" PMs mentioned previously. Probably not worth the team's time trying to correct all of them, but we'll keep pointing them out if you want us to do so. They just present additional opportunities to claw one's way back up the skill level after such an unfortunate encounter.

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Re: "There's a problem with this focus movie"

Post by caprarom » Fri Sep 05, 2014 7:07 am

OK, here's an 18-rated PM that seems to me harder than most 75-80 pointers I've seen. Good luck spotting this one. http://aerogel.ssl.berkeley.edu/powermi ... 20&theY=-5

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Re: "There's a problem with this focus movie"

Post by DanZ » Wed Sep 17, 2014 12:30 pm

Thanks for the posts, we're looking at these issues right now.

Dan

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Re: "There's a problem with this focus movie"

Post by caprarom » Tue Sep 30, 2014 5:27 am

Here's another one, Dan, that seems to be mismarked. http://aerogel.ssl.berkeley.edu/powermi ... 6&theY=184 shows the coordinates 156/184, but the track is actually at about 110/300. It's an easy 5-pointer, so that really hurts the skill score and ego.

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Re: "There's a problem with this focus movie"

Post by voyager1682002 » Thu Oct 16, 2014 6:07 am

Here's another one - 31099V1 (18 Points) Y coordinate = 382??

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Re: "There's a problem with this focus movie"

Post by caprarom » Tue Oct 21, 2014 12:07 pm

Well, I've missed this 15-pointer twice now, and although my skill score takes the expected hit, when I go to the events log to check it out, it says something like, "Congratulations, you've missed no power movies this current session!" Anyone else care to try? http://aerogel.ssl.berkeley.edu/myevent ... =2354763V1

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Re: "There's a problem with this focus movie"

Post by SmithES » Wed Oct 22, 2014 4:36 am

Hi, Cap, I have searched all over your focus movie and cannot find a track---much less a 15 pointer! I've also had the message, "no missed movies." But, I found that by waiting an hour or so, it will appear. I really like the look of the new Phase VII. A few bugs, but I've adjusted to them. Perhaps another duster can find the track in your posted movie, or maybe DanZ will clue us in. Nice hearing from you, Evelyn ERSTRS, Smith ES
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Re: "There's a problem with this focus movie"

Post by caprarom » Wed Oct 22, 2014 2:54 pm

Thanks for looking, Evelyn. If I run into it again, I'll try re-checking the events page later.

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Re: "There's a problem with this focus movie"

Post by DanZ » Fri Oct 24, 2014 7:19 pm

I think the "missed movies this session" calculator runs at intervals, so yes, they may not get listed immediately in your "My Events" page. But regarding this track (and the others posted above), they're a mess! Thanks for posting, I will investigate.

Dan

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Re: "There's a problem with this focus movie"

Post by voyager1682002 » Fri Nov 28, 2014 8:23 pm

Here is another off the screen track - 7018842V - 75 points

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Re: "There's a problem with this focus movie"

Post by caprarom » Sat Nov 29, 2014 7:39 am

Thanks, Lily. Here's a similar one, http://aerogel.ssl.berkeley.edu/powermi ... 6&theY=124, but off the left edge. The X coordinate is minus 36. If you click on the visible feature as I did, you "miss" an 8-pointer. Mike

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Re: "There's a problem with this focus movie"

Post by voyager1682002 » Sat Nov 29, 2014 9:01 pm

caprarom wrote:Thanks, Lily. Here's a similar one, http://aerogel.ssl.berkeley.edu/powermi ... 6&theY=124, but off the left edge. The X coordinate is minus 36. If you click on the visible feature as I did, you "miss" an 8-pointer. Mike
That's worst, Mike. I think it should be worth 80 points!

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